The market for haptics is forecasted to grow to nearly $3b by 2027 per IDTechEx. This talk will focus on Electro Mechanical Polymer (EMP) technology that provides a variety of pleasing haptic output. These actuators are being designed into best in class VR accessories to provide the third element - touch.
As a recognized executive in the high-tech space, Francois has spent the last two decades building strategic relationships with leading OEMs and ODMs - increasing revenue and catapulting long-term growth for leading organizations. He has held senior level positions at UPEK, a fingerprint authentication company (ultimately acquired by Apple), and helped increase revenue to $50M+ in less than three years. Most recently, Francois was SVP for Novasentis managing its commercial activities including sales, marketing and business development. Prior to that, he was Senior Director of Sales for Cambrios Technologies, leading sales activities with top tier OEMs. He holds an Engineering Degree from ICAM France and an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.
Novasentis Electro-Mechanical Polymer based actuators are thin, light, flexible and provides a wide range of haptic feedback that are mild, pleasing and distinguishable from one another thereby providing a wide range of feedback. Novasentis has over a decade of experience with the technology that is protected by an impressive array of patents. More information on Novasentis is available at www.novasentis.com.